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River Flood Warning
Issued: 3:30 PM Jul. 18, 2024 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Rock River at Afton.

* WHEN...Until further notice.

* IMPACTS...At 10.1 feet, Floodwaters affect the property of a home
on South Christian Road on the east side of the river in the Afton
area. Minor erosional flood damage occurs to lowland and
agricultural land adjacent to the river the Afton and Janesville
areas. This level is the 20 percent chance flood meaning that
there is a 20 percent chance in any given year of the river
reaching this level.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 10:00 AM CDT Thursday the stage was 10.1 feet.
- Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
- Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
ending at 10:00 AM CDT Thursday was 10.5 feet.
- Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 10.1
feet this afternoon.
- Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
- Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
10.1 feet on 06/24/1996.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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River forecasts are available for some but not all river gaging
locations. The 7 day river forecast takes into account past
precipitation, soil moisture conditions, and predicted
precipitation for the basin. Precipitation is for the next 24 hours
in the future from April through September and for 48 hours in the
future from October through March.

(Stages in ft.)       Bank-       Latest         Forecast stages
-               Flood full       observed        ...for 1 pm...
Location        stage stage     stage/time    Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon
Afton           9.0   8.0   10.08 10 am 7/18  10.0 9.8  9.7  9.5

-                    Highest       24 hour change
-                    observed      in river stage
-                    stage in        (ft.) up to     Highest stage
-                    the last      latest observed    forecast in
-                     7 days            stage         next 7 days
Afton           10.81 9 am 7/16        -0.40       10.10 7 pm 7/18


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River Flood Warning
Issued: 3:30 PM Jul. 18, 2024 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Sugar River at Brodhead.

* WHEN...Until Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...At 7.0 feet, Some roads are flooded about 6 miles
downstream in Avon Township of Rock County, including Beloit
Newark Rd. In Illinois, Winslow Rd is threatened near the river
between Durand and Shirland. Low lying areas of Sugar Shores
Camping Resort may be inundated.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 10:00 AM CDT Thursday the stage was 6.9 feet.
- Bankfull stage is 4.5 feet.
- Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
ending at 10:00 AM CDT Thursday was 7.3 feet.
- Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
late Saturday morning and continue falling to 2.4 feet
Thursday, July 25.
- Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
- Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of
6.9 feet on 03/10/2009.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

&&

River forecasts are available for some but not all river gaging
locations. The 7 day river forecast takes into account past
precipitation, soil moisture conditions, and predicted
precipitation for the basin. Precipitation is for the next 24 hours
in the future from April through September and for 48 hours in the
future from October through March.

(Stages in ft.)       Bank-       Latest         Forecast stages
-               Flood full       observed        ...for 1 pm...
Location        stage stage     stage/time    Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon
Brodhead        5.0   4.5   6.89  10 am 7/18  6.1  4.8  3.7  3.1

-                    Highest       24 hour change
-                    observed      in river stage
-                    stage in        (ft.) up to     Highest stage
-                    the last      latest observed    forecast in
-                     7 days            stage         next 7 days
Brodhead        7.66  7 pm 7/16        -0.44       6.80  1 pm 7/18


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River Flood Warning
Issued: 3:24 PM Jul. 18, 2024 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Rock River from Swanson Road in Roscoe downstream to
Shorewood Park in Loves Park, including the Latham Park gauge.

* WHEN...Until Wednesday, July 24.

* IMPACTS...At 10.0 feet, Property and trails near the boat ramp at
Bauer Parkway are threatened. Illinois DNR considers closure of
the Rock River.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 9:30 AM CDT Thursday the stage was 9.9 feet.
- Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
ending at 9:30 AM CDT Thursday was 10.3 feet.
- Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
early Tuesday afternoon and continue falling to 8.4 feet
Thursday, July 25.
- Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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River Flood Warning
Issued: 3:24 PM Jul. 18, 2024 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Rock River from Prairie Hill Road downstream to Swanson
Road in Roscoe, including the Rockton gauge.

* WHEN...Until early Tuesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...At 10.5 feet, Edgemere Terrace threatened near Roscoe.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 9:30 AM CDT Thursday the stage was 10.9 feet.
- Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
ending at 9:30 AM CDT Thursday was 11.2 feet.
- Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
Tuesday morning and continue falling to 9.2 feet Thursday,
July 25.
- Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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River Flood Warning
Issued: 3:24 PM Jul. 18, 2024 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Pecatonica River from Winnebago County line downstream to
confluence with the Rock River, including the Shirland gauge.

* WHEN...Until Wednesday, July 24.

* IMPACTS...At 12.0 feet, Low-lying sections of the Winnebago County
Fairgrounds are inundated. Low-lying sections of Rivers Edge
Campground are inundated east of Shirland.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 10:00 AM CDT Thursday the stage was 12.4 feet.
- Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
ending at 10:00 AM CDT Thursday was 12.4 feet.
- Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 13.0
feet early Saturday morning.
- Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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